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29.09.10. Foreign students double in a decade

Some 251,310 students from outside Europe were given places in 2008/9 compared with just 122,150 a decade earlier, it was disclosed. Students from outside the EU accounted for 6.6 per cent of the total student population a decade ago, but that had grown to 10.4 per cent last year, according to the UUK report. China sends more students to Britain than any other country, with more than 49,000 being enrolled on undergraduate and postgraduate courses in 2008/9. Students from India, Malaysia, Hong Kong and the United States also make up a large proportion of the student population. More foreign students are being admitted to British universities as applications soar on the back of the weak pound, figures suggest. Read full text